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A little vintage soul in this geek Downtown vintage clothing shop has more in store than a wardrobe
Nov29

A little vintage soul in this geek Downtown vintage clothing shop has more in store than a wardrobe

Photo by Kyle West By: Drew Simpson A maroon building nestled between shops on King Street East right before Jarvis Street is home to VintageSoulGeek. As the aged gold letters spelling out the shop’s name suggest, it’s a vintage boutique selling clothing, jewelry and accessories. Owned by couple Nik and Connie Bulajic, where Connie is the curator and Nik calls himself the shop boy or shop keeper. As the curator, Connie carefully picks...

SUPERCRAWL ’18 A recap of the festival's 10th anniversary on James Street North
Sep24

SUPERCRAWL ’18 A recap of the festival's 10th anniversary on James Street North

  In our latest issue, we caught up with some musicians, artists, designers, and chefs showing off their craft on the streets!   Related Posts Sleigh the seasonShowcasing a work in progressA little vintage soul in this...

Streetwear sit down with Foreign Waves International and Zander Zander vs Foreign Waves
Sep20

Streetwear sit down with Foreign Waves International and Zander Zander vs Foreign Waves

Photo C/O Foreign Waves International By Anastasia Gaykalova The Silhouette sat down with the creative mind behind Zander, Matthew Alexander, and Foreign Waves International’s designer duo, Michael St. Jean and Kadeem Jarrett, during Supercrawl weekend to talk about the Hamilton-based streetwear brands’ take on street fashion, their creative process and friendly competition.   The Sil: How would you describe your brand in three words?...

The success of Hamilton’s first Black Hair Brunch Denoire Collective educates the community on embracing their locks without letting their hair down
Sep06

The success of Hamilton’s first Black Hair Brunch Denoire Collective educates the community on embracing their locks without letting their hair down

Photos by Aaron de Jesus It took only one glimpse at Shaneece Jeffers and Esther Adjekum to notice their gorgeous hairstyles. As I sit down, I think about how us three black women are each confidently wearing our hair, wonderfully demonstrating some of the messaging Jeffers and Adjekum have been spreading in Hamilton. Jeffers and Adjekum are the creators of Denoire Collective, which aims to inform, educate and engage Black and Brown...

Out of the Past moves out of King Street Long-standing vintage store makes a new presence in Hamilton
Mar29

Out of the Past moves out of King Street Long-standing vintage store makes a new presence in Hamilton

Since 2000, Tammy Ziegler and her business partner, Stephen Connacher, have relocated their Hamilton vintage shop twice. The first move was a few shops down from their original location on King Street, but their most recent decision was a big jump to 308 Ottawa Street North. In an effort to avoid dug-up roads, traffic congestion and the uprooting of trees that will accompany the city’s looming Light Rail Transit project, Ziegler and...

Style At Mac returns with their annual fashion show
Mar22

Style At Mac returns with their annual fashion show

By: Hafsa Sahki When different areas of the arts come together to create a fun eventful show, what emerges is a diverse and exciting event. Style At Mac’s annual fashion show is back after a year-long absence. This year’s team has focused on showcasing fashion from different countries, searching for local artists and reaching out to McMaster arts clubs. Style At Mac was absent during the 2016-2017 academic year. As SAM Vice President...